Totally robotic isolated caudate-lobe liver resection for hydatid disease: report of a case.

@article{Benedetto2016TotallyRI,
  title={Totally robotic isolated caudate-lobe liver resection for hydatid disease: report of a case.},
  author={Fabrizio di Benedetto and Roberto Ballarin and Giuseppe Tarantino},
  journal={The international journal of medical robotics + computer assisted surgery : MRCAS},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={254-61}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatic caudatectomy has always been considered a challenging procedure, because of the complex anatomy and deep location of this segment. Herein we report the first case of a totally robotic isolated caudate-lobe liver resection ever performed for hydatid disease. METHODS A 55 year-old man was referred to our institution after diagnosis was made of a 5.6 cm hepatic lesion of the caudate lobe. Radiological suspicion was for hydatid disease. The patient underwent robotic-assisted… CONTINUE READING